Anthony L. Engel

Principal and Fiduciary Counsel

Mr. Engel is Principal and Fiduciary Counsel at Bessemer Trust. In this role, he is responsible for working with clients and their advisors to develop practical and efficient wealth transfer plans, and for guiding the firm on fiduciary issues.

Prior to joining Bessemer, Tony was an attorney in the Trusts and Estates department of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP. He began his law practice at Schwartz Cooper Chartered (now Dykema Gossett PLLC). Before attending law school, Tony worked as an educator, primarily focused on K-12 teachers and their professional development.

He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, and the Chicago Bar Association.

Tony earned a J.D., cum laude, from Northwestern University School of Law, an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a B.S. in science, technology, and society from Stanford University.